12 patient evaluations for Estrogen derivative

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Aug 23, 2008 (Started Mar 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 15, 2009 (Started Apr 23, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I did not really feel any different if I took it or not. It is controversial now. Physicians are trying to determine if we should take it or not. The side effects can be harmful apparently. I would say you should discuss it with your doctor.
Side effects: weight gain

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Jul 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hormone replacement)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for night sweats)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive sweating)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication works great
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 25, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Hormone replacement)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for night sweats)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive sweating)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication made a significant effective on my daily life. I don't experience hot flashes or night sweats any where near what I use to have.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jan 9, 2011 (Started Dec 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you have a fully hysterectomy, consider hormone replacement.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 2, 2010 (Started Dec 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I may decrease the dose due to my blood pressure has risen dramatically. My doctor has increased my blood pressure medicine and added a duiretic, however this is not helping.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 30, 2009 (Started Apr 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 5, 2011 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for I don't have hot flashes, I am just really uncomfortably hot all the time. Also, to help libido.)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't really know if it is the increase in dosage or the clonidine that is helping, I started both at close to the same time. But the awful sweating is much more under control.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for I don't have hot flashes, I am just really uncomfortably hot all the time. Also, to help libido.)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't notice anything when I take this medication. I have no idea if more would be better or if I don't need it at all. I am still hot all the time but am taking many meds and have fibromyalgia. It does nothing for libido or vaginal dryness.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jun 5, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for I don't have hot flashes, I am just really uncomfortably hot all the time. Also, to help libido.)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Apr 5, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for I don't have hot flashes, I am just really uncomfortably hot all the time. Also, to help libido.)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Jun 13, 2011 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The and progesterone were prescribed for me for both heaving bleeding for weeks on end and for possible control of migraines and headaches that would last for weeks. I was prescribed this with progesterone as it is safer (according to DR.) to take estrogen with progesterone. Treatments has been working. I haven't had any bleeding or spotting in many months and almost no migraines and if so, minor. I want to see if I can stop taking these meds now with the permission of my Doctors.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 25, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for menopause)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 28, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for menopause)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.625 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Doctor just put me on something different

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Jun 30, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.45 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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